Ulstein to supply power, controls for subsea rock installation vessels

Offshore staff

ULSTEINVIK, Norway Ulstein Power & Control has won a contract with AVIC Weihai Shipyard Co. Ltd. to supply power and control systems for two subsea rock installation vessels for Jan De Nul Group.

The Ulstein Power & Control delivery includes the power package consisting of generators, switchboards, motor control center, thruster frequency converters and motors, the automation system ULSTEIN IAS, DP system and thruster control, as well as the commissioning.

Ulstein will be delivering the products and systems in 2016. The vessels are scheduled for delivery from the yard in 2017. They measure 95 m (312 ft) in length and 22 m (72 ft) in the beam.

The vessels will be used for rock installation to protect cables and other subsea structures at depths up to 600 m (1,968 ft).


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